Evaluation of a sexual abuse prevention program for adults with mental retardation.

@article{Lumley1998EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a sexual abuse prevention program for adults with mental retardation.},
  author={Vicki Lumley and Raymond G. Miltenberger and Ethan Long and John T Rapp and Jennifer A Roberts},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  year={1998},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={91-101}
}
Programs to teach sexual abuse prevention skills to persons with mental retardation have rarely been evaluated empirically, and typical evaluations are limited to assessment of the participants' knowledge rather than their performance of specific skills. In the present study, 6 adult women with mental retardation were trained in sexual abuse prevention, and performance was assessed using four separate measures: pretests and posttests of knowledge, verbal report, role play, and naturalistic… CONTINUE READING